Monday 22 February 1932
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Beylie and Ted Kennedy.
Murders in the Rue Morgue, directed by Robert Florey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
while Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
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- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Claude Beylie: French film critic and historian who died on 30 January 2001 at Cannes.
- Ted Kennedy: American politician, member of a noted family, the fabled Kennedy clan and the youngest member of U.S.
- Purple Heart award re-instituted.
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